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Sunday, 7 October 2012

Charity Links 7/10/12



A charity set up to judge whether bank accounts and credit cards contribute to customers' “wellbeing” is set to become the UK's first certification body for financial products. The Fairbanking Foundation – a not-for-profit research organisation.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fairbanking.org.uk/index.html

THE future of the Swindon Half Marathon is assured after the British Heart Foundation stepped in to sponsor the event. From next year the heart charity will add the popular event to the existing 17 half marathons and six marathons across the country that it sponsors.

DataKind and Teradata wants data scientists to volunteer their services to help out third sector organisations.
Altruistic members of the UK’s burgeoning data scientist community are being called upon to volunteer their services to help third sector organisations extract value from their big data.

Museums Sheffield has been awarded more than £1.2m of funding from Arts Council England nine months after it missed out on a £4.2m grant.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-19811119

Tamesis Chamber Choir will be performing a selection of moving pieces at Wellington College in Crowthorne to launch their new CD Remembrance. The Reading-based choir has produced the CD to raise funds for ABF The Soldiers' Charity.



Tullow Oil sponsors UK Charity - City Year.
Tullow has entered into a three year partnership with a leading youth and education charity, City Year.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.tullowoil.com/index.asp?pageid=137&newsid=785

Morphy Richards supports Let’s Get Cooking in Charity partnership
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.morphyrichards.co.uk/blog?categorytagid=40  

Birmingham City have made one of the best signings of the season – after making Harry Moseley's charity "Help Harry Help Others" their official charity partner.

Accident management company Easi-Drive is launching a new website to support its community giving fund, 'wheelsforgood'.

STAFF at Flamingo Bingo in Glengormley kicked off their new year-long charity partnership by getting involved in Macmillan Cancer's flagship event - the World's Biggest Coffee Morning.



UK's largest corporate relay race raises over £250000 for charity.

Burgen goes pink for Breast Cancer charity. The Allied Bakeries plant bread brand will be donating 2p from the sale of each loaf sold in the next month to Breast Cancer Care.

IT support is at the heart of Byte Night's success.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/IT-support-at-the-heart-of-Byte-Nights-success
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bytenight.org.uk/

Discount retailer Lidl has joined forces with CLIC Sargent in a 15-month fundraising partnership to help children and young people with cancer.

Fujitsu UK & Ireland today announced that it has selected Shelter as its charity partner of choice - and will help the charity deliver on its ambitions of helping more people in housing need than ever before. The decision was made by Fujitsu's own employees.

Vitabiotics supports Tickets for Troops
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.vitabiotics.com/rpartners.aspx

WEYMOUTH: Charities benefit from mayor's appeal. Current Mayor Councillor Margaret Leicester is raising money for her selected charities Osprey Leisure Centre and Julia's House.

Mustard Tree – CARAT CHARITY OF THE YEAR. Carat is the leading independent media planning & buying specialist, using media in new ways to deliver business value to clients.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.caratmanchester.co.uk/news/mustard-tree-carat-charity-of-the-year-/

The Specter Partnership Solicitors have chosen the Liverpool based charity Neurosupport as their charity of the year.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.specterpartnership.co.uk/chosen-charity-of-the-year/

If your business selects The Childrens Society as your charity partner, our experienced partnerships team would work with you to develop a bespoke calendar of fundraising events etc.

Lottery Funding

The Princes Trust was awarded £484,319 from the Big Lottery Fund's Reaching Out: Empowering Young People programme to run the Get Started programmes which will aim to improve the self esteem, confidence, education and job opportunities.

TWO voluntary organisations have been given £10,000 each by the Big Lottery Fund under the Awards for All scheme. Mental health charity Mind Your Head will use its grant for a number of projects and events.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.shetnews.co.uk/newsbites/5642-lottery-cash-for-local-groups

Verd de Gris is one of 90 projects across Yorkshire and Humber sharing £740,000 in funding from the Big Lottery Fund's small grants programme Awards for All. Its work brings elders from different migrant communities together with local young people.

Monnow Valley Arts receives the funding from the Big Lottery Fund's popular small grants scheme, Awards for All.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://news.biglotteryfund.org.uk/pr_011012_wm_a4a_rustle_up_autumn_art?regioncode=-uk

Fitness sessions, health advice and play equipment are among projects being funded with £100,000 of lottery cash. Twelve organisations have received grants of up to £10,000 in the latest round of Awards for All funding, announced by the Big Lottery Fund.

Young adults with learning disabilities and adults with addiction issues will benefit from almost £1.5 million in grants awarded today from The Big Lottery Fund.

A SERVICE which helps Inverclyde adults with addiction problems turn their lives around has been awarded nearly £700,000 from The Big Lottery Fund Scotland. Moving On Inverclyde's 'SmartStart' project will receive around £689,000.

Local community groups receive Big Lottery Fund grants. The four Dungannon groups have been awarded grants totalling over £34,000 from the Big Lottery Fund's Energy Efficient Venues programme. The programme offers Lottery cash to local groups to carry out improvements to their community venues.

Lottery grant to help mums who have post-natal depression. The £6,023 funding will also pay for new IT equipment and the development of the website to meet an increase in demand. The grant is just one of 70 that have been awarded to projects across the East Midlands today through the Big Lottery Fund's grants.

NEARLY £400000 in grants has been awarded to community groups across the North East.

Mayor Charities

THREE Basingstoke charities have been given a major cash boost thanks to a successful year of fundraising by a former borough mayor. The support of local people saw Councillor David Leeks raise £38,014.

A FORMER Mayor of Winchester has raised more than £32000 for local charities.



Charity printers offering discounted printing for charities. Registered charities 10% discount and no VAT added.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.newstyleprint.co.uk/

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has launched the ARC Charity Indices.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.arccharityindices.co.uk/

Homelessness charities in England are being offered the chance to apply for grants of up to £200,000 to invest in new ways of preventing and tackling rough sleeping. The £20m Homelessness Transition Fund, which is funded by the Communities and Local Government department.

Groups get funding injection. GROUPS from Llanelli and the Gwendraeth Valley have been boosted by cash injections from the Lottery.

Disability football in Cambridgeshire has been given a massive cash injection thanks to the Big Lottery Fund.
Cambridgeshire FA have received almost £120,000 from the scheme to develop football activities for disabled people.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Sport/Football/Welcome-for-cash-boost-07082012.htm

Click here for the Second reading of Small Charitable Donations Bill
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.parliament.uk/business/news/2012/september/small-charitable-donations-bill/

Kwik-Fit Insurance Supports Blantyre Charity's Expansion Plans. Kwik-Fit Insurance has pledged to raise more than £30,000 for Lanarkshire-based charity The Haven, which will allow it to help hundreds of families cope with serious illness.

JustGiving and Active Network to Offer Integrated Event Management and Fundraising Solution.


For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.alstom.com/fr/press-centre/2012/98676/alstom-uk-employees-ride-for-charity/


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